|Digital Tipping Point: Scottish Parliamentarian Patrick Harvey 04 - Christian Einfeldt|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this particular segment, Patrick Harvey continues on with the story that he started on the previous segment, segment 003.mpg, about how the electorate is losing interest in the democratic process all across Europe. He feels that it is important for people to feel engaged in the process of governing, and feels that mass electronic communications have added to the electorate's feeling of bei...
Keywords: Patrick Harvey; Harvey, Patrick; Scotland; Parliament; Green Party; Glasgow; trust voting machines; voter turn-out; political organizing; printing press, open source as
|b-roll footage from Move-on.org's voter drive 2006 - Christian Einfeldt|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this particular segment. This short segment is just b-roll footage of the Move-on.org's voter driver for the US national elections in 2006. This segment was shot on 15 October 2006, in the final dramatic push for the 7 November 2006 elections. Move On uses open source software to power its significant voter registration, funding, and voter turn-out effots...
Keywords: MoveOn.org; Move On; Move On.org; Move-on.org; grassroots politics and open source; freedom in cyberspace and political freedom; democracy and open source; voting; voter turn-out; organizing and open source; b-roll MoveOn.org
|Digital Tipping Point: Scottish Parliamentarian Patrick Harvey 03 - Christian Einfeldt|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Patrick talks about the importance of open standards and open source code. He says that right now, many people might not be interested in basic computer issues like open code and open standards. But he says that as more people become aware of these issues, the more they will care...
Keywords: Patrick Harvey; Harvey, Patrick; Scotland; Glasgow; You own nothing with proprietary software; Microsoft and closed licenses; open standards, importance of; control, and open source; pen and paper; DIY and freedom; OpenOffice.org and freedom; Democracy and free flow of information; voter turn-out
|Digital Tipping Point: Nelson Pavlosky, Co-founder of Free Culture.org 06 - Christian Einfeldt|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this particular segment, director Paul Donahue asks Nelson a really good question: what difference would it make for Diebold to have produced a voting machine with open source code? Nelson says that first of all, remember that open source software is not pixie dust, and is not going to solve all software problems...
Keywords: Nelson Pavlosky; Pavlosky; voting machines; elections; trust elections; voter turn out and trust; trust voting machines; Swarthmore College; Mac, OpenOffice.org on; OpenOffice.org; college students, using open source; user-friendly software; user-friendly GUIs; GUI, user-friendly; Microsoft pressuring US agency re Internet Explorer; Internet Explorer as virus magnet; viruses and Internet Explorer; OpenOffice.org as a replacement for Microsoft Office; coolness of open source software; college students imitating others in using open source software; viral trends of adoption rates of new technology; open source applications used more than open source operating systems